Developer Advocate

Developer Relations @ Sofia, Bulgaria

Job Summary

We’re Progress – we provide the best products to develop, deploy, and manage high-impact business applications. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build solutions that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other, and cheer our wins.  Join us as a Developer Advocate for our Chef business to engage with our DevOps practitioner communities and help them achieve success with our technology. 

A Developer Advocate at Progress is an engaged evangelist of our products and services, as well as a voice for the developer within our company. Developer Advocates are often ex-engineers looking to extend their influence in the community via public speaking engagements, generating written/video content, writing code, and promoting Progress as a whole. Developer Advocates must be able to talk intelligently and enthusiastically about DevOps and Chef technologies to audiences ranging from developers to executives, moving effortlessly between technical details and product strategy. They are experts in their technical field of focus and are masters of content creation. 



  • Drive the success of Chef products by delivering articulate, effective, and entertaining written content for a technical audience 
  • Create technically oriented presentations for in-person or online delivery, including slides, demos, and sharable code 
  • Become a trusted and recognized thought leader for customers, partners, and prospects 
  • Enable customer success by building sample projects that help illustrate how our products can be used to accomplish specific tasks 
  • Champion Chef products in various DevOps communities 
  • Advocate for developers internally and provide early feedback to engineering regarding inside industry information and real-world product use 
  • Establish a cross-functional relationship with engineering, marketing, and other functions within the business to collaborate on projects and deliverables 

Required Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in developer advocacy, engineering, sales engineering, product training, education engineering, or similar roles
  • Familiarity with DevOps, configuration management, release management, test-driven development, information security standards, and the container ecosystem  
  • Experience presenting at tech conferences/hackathons/meetups, or a willingness to learn 
  • Experience writing technical articles, courseware, or blog posts targeted at developers

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Hands-on experience using, educating others on, and/or deploying Chef products and services 
  • A regular contributor to open-source projects 
  • Experience with Instructional Design methodologies and crafting technical courseware 

So if you can bring relevant experience and show up with energy, enthusiasm, we want to hear from you. What we offer in return is the opportunity to join a great company culture with wonderful colleagues to learn from and collaborate with and to also enjoy:


  • Generous remuneration package
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Enrollment

Vacation, Family, and Health

  • 30 days paid annual vacation
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • 2 additional days off for volunteering
  • Premium healthcare and dental care coverage
  • Additional pension insurance
  • Well-equipped gym on-site with CrossFit equipment and a climbing wall
  • Co-funded Multisport card
  • Daycare Center for your little ones onsite

Together, We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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